Marco Polo
Original author(s)Joya Communications Inc.
Initial releaseDecember 2012
Stable release
; iOS

0.14.202 (April 29, 2019; 5 years ago (2019-04-29)[1])


0.219.0 (April 29, 2019; 5 years ago (2019-04-29)[2]) [±]

Operating systemCross-platform
Available inMultilingual
TypeInstant messaging and social media
Marco Polo
Company typeStartup company
IndustrySocial Media App
FounderVlada Bortnik and Michael Bortnik

Marco Polo is a video messaging and video hosting service mobile app. The app was created in 2014 by Joya Communications.[3] Joya Communications was founded by Vlada Bortnik and Michael Bortnik. The app markets itself as a video walkie talkie, allowing asynchronous video conversations without requiring the recipient(s) to be live.[4]


  1. ^ "Apple on the App Store". iTunes Store. 2019-04-29. Retrieved 2019-04-29.
  2. ^ "Marco Polo - Video Chat for Busy People". Google Play Store. 2019-04-29. Retrieved 2019-04-29.
  3. ^ Lynley, Matthew (October 19, 2018). "Someone knows something about this Marco Polo app that we don't". TechCrunch. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  4. ^ Hartmans, Avery (September 11, 2017). "Here's how to use Marco Polo, the video messaging app that could replace Snapchat one day". Business Insider. Retrieved January 11, 2018.